Monthly Archive: March 2017

Good speckled trout bite in Sarasota

Good speckled trout bite in Sarasota

I usually only run a single Sarasota fishing charter in the morning, but I had a good client who could only go out on a fishing charter this afternoon, so we gave it a...

Action and variety in Siesta Key!

Action and variety in Siesta Key!

Clients on Siesta Key fishing charters with me did weel this week in the waters off of Sarasota and Siesta Key.  Big Pass was full of ladyfish and sheepshead.  The ladies hit jigs while...

Great fishing in Big Sarasota Pass!

Great fishing in Big Sarasota Pass!

Big Sarasota Pass lies between Siesta Key on the south and Lido Key to the north and connects the Gulf of Mexico to Sarasota Bay.  It is a vertual fish highway as bait fish...

Fishing bounced back in Sarasota

Fishing bounced back in Sarasota

We experienced a pretty severe front mid-week here in Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida.  Strong winds and temperatures around forty degrees shut down the bite for a couple of days.  I got back out Thursday...

Good Siesta Key fishing before strong front

Good Siesta Key fishing before strong front

A severe cold front is moving through this morning and will shut down the fishing for a day or two.  As is usually the case, the bite was good ahead of the front for...

Good action for Siesta Key fly casters

Good action for Siesta Key fly casters

The winds finally let up and I was able to run a couple of Sarasota fly fishing charters this week out of Siesta Key, Florida.  The technique that worked best was to drift with...

Good fishing on Siesta Key despite strong winds

Good fishing on Siesta Key despite strong winds

It has been VERY breezy the last few days, with winds out of the east and northeast at 20 knots and more.  Despite the wind, fishing has been very productive, the key being finding...

Fast fishing in Big Sarasota Pass!

Fast fishing in Big Sarasota Pass!

I have a good Siesta Key fishing report this week.  Long time clients Rich Reis, his daughter Angie, and brother-in-law Hank DeYoung had a great morning of fishing in Big Sarasota Pass.  We started...